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UNISON Members are Working Flat Out

As wind and rain batters the north of England, Dave Prentis pays tribute to our members.



Stars in Our Schools


Events were held across the region on Friday to recognise the crucial role of support staff in our schools. 

UNISON Police Members Relieved by Osborne U-Turn on Funding

"Police Services have lost 1,000s of jobs since 2010 and remain stretched."

Liverpool City Region Devolution Deal - UNISON Response

“Devolution cannot deliver a better future if our public services are starved of adequate funding."


Councillors Need to Stand Up for Lancashire

Lancashire braced for a storm as Government cuts destroy services.

This Changes Everything


Free film screening, Tuesday 24 November, 6pm, Arena Point, Manchester. 

Liverpool Council Votes Against the Trade Union Bill



The fight to stop the Trade Union Bill continues.   

Osborne's Housing Time-Bomb


The Tories have placed a ticking time-bomb under the finances of social housing in England. 

New rules mean that tenants, social landlords and workers will suffer while central government saves a fortune in benefit payments.

A Living Wage in Catholic Schools


Cardinal Vincent Nichols, President of the Catholic Bishops’ Conference of England and Wales has reiterated the Church’s commitment to the Living Wage.

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